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Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday 9:00 am
Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens is participating in the 8th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. On Friday, July 1, 2016, Heritage Museums & Gardens will open its doors at no cost to visitors all day long. Free Fun Fridays is a program that includes 80 museums and cultural venues across Massachusetts. Each Friday this summer, there will be eight venues open for free. For the full program schedule and to learn more about Free Fun Fridays, please visit: www.highlandstreet.org. Due to parking lot construction, parking availability is limited. Heritage is offering free parking and free trolley service from the Wing School at 33 Water Street, Sandwich, to Heritage’s front gate. Visitors can easily use the ample parking at the Wing School and take this fun, free 5 minute trolley ride to enjoy Free Fun Friday. Signs on Rt. 130 will direct you to the parking area. The trolley will be running in a continuous loop all day, picking up at each end approximately every 10 minutes. Please note, the trolley is not handicap accessible. Handicap accessible parking will be available at Heritage Museums & Gardens. Free Fun Friday is not valid for The Adventure Park at Heritage. However, The Adventure Park will celebrate with a Family Fun Friday on July 1 with discounted climbing rates with use of a special promo code. Please note that reservations are required this year for visits to The Adventure Park. For more information and to reserve a climb time on Friday, July 1 with the special promo code, click here.
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Red, White & Blue Climb at The Adventure Park at Heritage 8:00 am
Red, White & Blue Climb at The Adventure Park at Heritage @ The Adventure Park at Heritage
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Independence Day at The Adventure Park, where every climber receives a $3 discount off their climbing ticket! Experience America’s past by participating in our historical trivia contest, listen to DJ music, and spin our prize wheel. Visit The Adventure Park at Heritage’s website for more information.
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Summer Vacation Program at The Hundred Acre School 9:00 am
Summer Vacation Program at The Hundred Acre School
Jul 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, July 5-Friday August 26 Full Day 9 am-3:30 pm Half Day 9 am-1 pm Extended day available: Mornings 8-9 am, Afternoons 3:30-5:30 pm Summer fun with a purpose: preparing for the school year ahead. Fees: Full Days 9 am-3:30 pm: $390 per week (July 5 week $310) Half Days 9 am-1 pm: $260 per week (July 5 week $210) Extended Day Mornings 8-9 am:  Add $25 per week or $10 single day to the fee     Extended Day Afternoons 3:30-5:30 pm: Add $50 per week or $20 single day to the fee The weeks of July 5* and July 11, activities will focus on the investigation “Conducting Science Experiments” Hypothesis question: How does the scientific method help me prove my discoveries? The weeks of July 18 and July 25, activities will focus on the investigation “Becoming Pattern Makers” Hypothesis question: What patterns can we discover and create in our environment? The weeks of August 1 and August 8, activities will focus on the investigation “Nature Explorers” Hypothesis question: What plants, animals, insects, arachnids and other amazing non-living things can you discover in our environment? The weeks of August 15 and 22, activities will focus on the investigation “Conducting Science Experiments” Hypothesis question: How does the scientific method help me prove my discoveries? A typical daily schedule: 8-9 Extended Day Morning 9-9:15 Arrival Time with Free Choice Classroom stations 9:15-9:30 Snack Time (Please pack a snack for your child) 9:30-10 Hypothesis Time (Learn about the day’s theme and make predictions or share what you know) 10-11:45 Investigation Stations in the classroom with the morning featured activity (hands-on activities) AND Investigation Adventure (Explore nature trails, Hidden Hollow, carousel, Auto Gallery, and outside locations) 11:45-12:15 Lunch (Please provide a lunch for your child) 12:15-12:25 Carousel Ride 12:25-12:45 Think Time (Share what was learned or enjoyed) 12:45-1:15 Free Play Outside 1:00 Dismissal for Half Day Students 1:15-2 Investigation Stations in the classroom with afternoon featured activity 2-3 Second Investigation Adventure 3-3:15 Second Think Time 3:15-4 Free Play Outside 3:30 Dismissal for Full Day Students 3:30-5:30 Extended Day Afternoon Daily schedules will be enhanced by the grounds and museums of Heritage Museums & Gardens and these extra activities: Monday: Welcome to the program! Tuesday: Hidden Hollow Day – All classes will be going to Hidden Hollow at about 9:15. Please arrive on time to the program. Wednesday: Water Fun & Sprinkler Day: Please pack a bathing suit and towel or just a change of clothes. Our outdoor time will incorporate a lot of water play. Thursday: Bike & Scooter Day: Students are welcome to bring a bike or scooter AND helmet to our program. We will block off the parking lot and have some riding time. Friday: Heritage Museums & Gardens Family Fun Friday. Students will attend the concert on the main stage at 11am.
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Family Fun Fridays 9:00 am
Family Fun Fridays @ Around the gardens
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Family Fun Fridays @ Around the gardens
Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage that features special activities themed around some of your favorite movies showcased in CUT! Costume and the Cinema. Performances, activities, games, and family challenges make this a great start to the weekend. Free with museum admission. July 8: Cinderella Day Inspired by the film Ever After, families jump into the story of Cinderella and participate in activities that will take them through the plot—from creating a vehicle to attending the ball to finding their lost slipper hidden somewhere in the gardens. 11 am Performance: Upcycled Cinderella, by the Bright Star Touring Theatre, is an imaginative telling of Cinderella using household items, recycled objects, and plenty of hilarious characters. Special activities at The Adventure Park include a photo booth, a prize wheel spin, movie trivia, and a special tiara/crown for each youth climber (admission is required). We are grateful to our Family Fun Friday Sponsor
Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden 10:00 am
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Free with Museum admission.
Behind the Scenes Auto Tour 11:00 am
Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
Go behind the scenes with curator Jennifer Madden for an exclusive peek at Heritage’s antique automobile collection in storage. During the tour, Jennifer will share little-known facts and stories. Participants will be admitted to “Employees Only” areas, and will be able to get up close and personal with the cars. Find out more about the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, including the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended as space is limited and these tours often sell out!       Program Cancellations •    A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met. •    Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible. •    If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with Author Joan Harrison 1:00 pm
Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with Author Joan Harrison @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with Author Joan Harrison @ Meet at Admissions
Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Free with Museum admission. No advance registration required.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk 10:00 am
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion 1:00 pm
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion @ Meet at Admissions
Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Free with Museum admission.
CUT! Costume and the Cinema Lecture Series: The Evolution of Fashion in Film 2:00 pm
CUT! Costume and the Cinema Lecture Series: The Evolution of Fashion in Film @ Heald Center
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CUT! Costume and the Cinema Lecture Series: The Evolution of Fashion in Film @ Heald Center
Fashion is not just about the clothes, but about the embodiment of a lifestyle. John Di Stefano, fashion designer, historian, and Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, will discuss the evolution of on-screen fashion from the early movies of the 1920s to modern-day blockbusters, examining the role that fashion moguls and high-end designers have played in creating the Hollywood scene.       Program Cancellations •    A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met. •    Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible. •    If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk 1:00 pm
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangeas for Every Garden 10:00 am
Hydrangeas for Every Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Hydrangeas for Every Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion 10:00 am
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion @ Meet at Admissions
Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden 10:00 am
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour 1:00 pm
Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour @ Meet at Admissions
Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Family Fun Friday 9:00 am
Family Fun Friday @ Around the gardens
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Family Fun Friday @ Around the gardens
Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage that features special activities themed around some of your favorite movies showcased in CUT! Costume and the Cinema. Performances, activities, games, and family challenges make this a great start to the weekend. Free with museum admission. July 15: Beatrix Potter Day Inspired by the film Miss Potter, families become nature explorers as they observe and record the natural world around Heritage to create their own field book and story. 11 am Performance: Toe Jam Puppet Band, with a special performance about nature, conservation, and the insect world. We are grateful to our Family Fun Friday Sponsor
Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk 10:00 am
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk 10:00 am
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk @ Meet at Admissions
Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Colors 12:00 pm
Hydrangea Colors @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Hydrangea Colors @ Meet at Admissions
Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion 12:00 pm
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Hydrangea Pruning Discussion @ Meet at Admissions
Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Hollywood Comes to Heritage Gala 6:00 pm
Hollywood Comes to Heritage Gala @ Oyster Harbors Club
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Hollywood Comes to Heritage Gala @ Oyster Harbors Club | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
David and Missy McGraw, Gala Chairs The Board of Trustees and Ellen Spear, President & CEO cordially invite you to Heritage Museums & Gardens annual fundraising Gala Hollywood Comes to Heritage Saturday evening, July 16, 2016 6:00pm until 10:30pm Oyster Harbors Club 170 Grand Island Drive Osterville Cocktails, dinner and dancing featuring The Bo Winiker Band Attire is Hollywood Elegant Circle of Appreciation, which includes recognition at the event: Producers $10,000 One table of 10 Includes round trip limousine service on July 16, if desired Directors $5,000 6 reservations Cinematographers $ 2,500 4 reservations Screenwriters $1,250 2 reservations Individual dinner reservations are $350 per person. Reserve your tickets now! Reservations are limited and we expect this event to sell out. Please note that all reservations will be held at the door the evening of the event. Valet parking is provided at the Club. Questions? Please call Beth Kirk at 508.888.3300, ext. 114 or contact via email at bkirk@heritagemuseums.org. For tax purposes, each dinner reservation is valued at $150. Additional donations to Heritage are 100% tax deductible. All proceeds benefit the programs and exhibits at Heritage Museums & Gardens. Gala Committee Hope Lincoln Baker Rick and Judy Brand Cameron and Becky Brooks David Geisinger and Aimee Cardwell Dick and Sue Hamilton Lance and Tracy Isham Linda Calmes Jones George and Cheryl Lilly Keith and Emiley Lockhart Don and Carol McInnes Lynn and Pat Mormann Bob and Alyce Morrissey Pete and Ginny Nicholas David and Linda Newton Joan O’Connor Francesca Parkinson Herb and Pam Pheeney Lou and Malina Ricciardi Chuck and Sandy Robinson Tom and Donna Rockwell Ellen and Brad Spear Brooks Watt and Karen King-Watt
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Hydrangea Festival 9:00 am
Hydrangea Festival
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns, celebrating the iconic plant that makes Cape Cod so stunning in July. See our expanded Hydrangea Display Garden, go to workshops, book signings, and plant sales, and tour the garden, which includes over 150 spectacular species and cultivars. All Hydrangea Festival events are free with Museum admission. No advance registration required. Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours Friday, July 8-Sunday, July 17: 11-11:30 am and 2-2:30 pm Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. Hydrangea Pruning Discussion Sunday, July 10: 1-1:45 pm Wednesday, July 13: 10-10:45 am Saturday, July 16: Noon-12:45 pm Join the Heritage Horticulture staff to learn how to selectively prune your plants to improve vigor, increase bloom density, control height, and enhance ornamental value. Discuss the tools, techniques, and timing needed for effective pruning, and watch a demonstration of pinch pruning. Heavenly Hydrangeas Book Signing with author Joan Harrison Saturday July 9: 1-2 pm Learn tips and tricks for growing beautiful hydrangeas from author Joan Harrison during this one-hour walking tour, with a book sale and signing featuring Joan and her popular book, Heavenly Hydrangeas. Joan is the founding president of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society. Hydrangea Care Walk and Talk Sunday, July 10: 11-11:45 am Monday, July 11: 1-1:45 pm Friday, July 15: 10-10:45 am Heritage Horticulture staff share the basics of how to maintain and care for hydrangeas, including discussions and demonstrations of ideal growing situations, watering, fertilizing, and mulching. Hydrangea Pests and Disease Control Walking Tour Thursday, July 14: 1-1:45 pm Walk the gardens with Mal Condon, Heritage’s Hydrangea Curator, to learn about the pests and disease issues that most commonly affect hydrangeas. Learn how Heritage uses a more sustainable approach to control pest problems. Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden Saturday, July 9: 10-10:45 am Thursday, July 14: 10-10:45 am Sunday, July 17: 1-1:45 pm Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Hydrangea Colors Friday, July 15: Noon-12:30 pm Everyone wants to know how to achieve the blushing pinks and deep blues of these beautiful blooms! Learn how soil types, fertilizer choices, and pH control additives can bring out the brightest hues in your plants. Watch a demonstration of techniques, and leave knowing how to alter your home soil’s chemistry for a more vibrant hydrangea blooms in your garden. Hydrangeas for Every Garden Tuesday, July 12: 1:30-2:15 pm Sunday, July 17: 10-10:45 am Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion.
Hydrangeas for Every Garden 10:00 am
Hydrangeas for Every Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Hydrangeas for Every Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Take a walking tour through the Heritage Hydrangea Display Garden and learn how specific hydrangeas provide benefits for various situations and landscapes. You will also gain knowledge about hydrangeas for containers; hydrangeas of more modest size for foundation plantings; hydrangeas for cold climates, for cutting, for drying, and for sunny gardens or more shady locations. Bring your questions to this interactive discussion. Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 11:00 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden 1:00 pm
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Exploring The North American Hydrangea Test Garden @ Meet at Admissions
Hydrangea plantings at Heritage are expanding! Over the next five years, Heritage will work with partners to create the most complete hydrangea collection in the U.S. This trial-and-demonstration garden for newly developed hydrangeas is being designed to feature diverse plants showcasing the research, breeding, and introduction programs currently underway in the industry. Come learn more about this exciting initiative! Free with Museum admission.
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours 2:00 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Hydrangea Festival Daily Walking Tours @ Meet at Admissions
Join tour guides for 30-minute walking tours, exploring historic species and cultivars and reblooming modern varieties. No advance registration required. Free with Museum admission.
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Behind the Scenes Auto Tour 11:00 am
Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
Go behind the scenes with curator Jennifer Madden for an exclusive peek at Heritage’s antique automobile collection in storage. During the tour, Jennifer will share little-known facts and stories. Participants will be admitted to “Employees Only” areas, and will be able to get up close and personal with the cars. Find out more about the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, including the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended as space is limited and these tours often sell out!       Program Cancellations •    A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met. •    Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible. •    If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
Under the Hood with Dick Shappy 6:00 pm
Under the Hood with Dick Shappy @ Automobile Gallery
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Under the Hood with Dick Shappy @ Automobile Gallery
Meet Richard Shappy, a classic car restorer and avid collector. Richard Shappy lives in Warwick, Rhode Island and runs his business Dick Shappy Classic Cars out of Providence, Rhode Island. He has been a hobbyist car restorer for over 30 years and has collected and worked on hundreds of classic cars. He will share his personal collecting story and discuss the restoration of his 1922 Packard Twin Six Cape Top, which will be on display exclusively for this program. The Packard was the first-place winner for Best Original Car at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in 2014. The car is original in every aspect, and with only 12,000 miles on it, runs as it did when it was new!       Program Cancellations •    A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met. •    Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible. •    If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
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Family Fun Friday 9:00 am
Family Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Family Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage that features special activities themed around some of your favorite movies showcased in CUT! Costume and the Cinema. Performances, activities, games, and family challenges make this a great start to the weekend. Free with museum admission. July 22: Great Detective Day Inspired by the film Sherlock Holmes, families become part of a mystery at Heritage that involves searching for clues throughout the galleries and gardens. Create a decoder to find hidden messages, and seek help from Mr. Holmes and Mr. Watson themselves. 11 am Performance: Vanessa Trien & the Jumping Monkeys, three-time Parents’ Choice Award-winning artist and local rock stars to the young and young at heart. Special activities at The Adventure Park include a Lucy the Lemur scavenger hunt, the puzzle pod, and a prize wheel spin (admission is required).
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Sandwich Residents Day 9:00 am
Sandwich Residents Day @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sandwich Residents Day @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens invites Sandwich residents to visit for free today with proof of residence (not valid for The Adventure Park at Heritage). We are grateful to our sponsor
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Mornings in the Garden: Herbaceous Perennials 10:00 am
Mornings in the Garden: Herbaceous Perennials @ Meet at Admissions
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Mornings in the Garden: Herbaceous Perennials @ Meet at Admissions
Join a Heritage Horticulturist for a walk through the garden to learn more about perennial favorites. This tour demonstrates the amazing diversity this group of plants can add to your garden.       Program Cancellations •    A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met. •    Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible. •    If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
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Behind the Scenes Tour of The Heritage Collection 11:00 am
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Heritage Collection @ American Art & Carousel Gallery
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Behind the Scenes Tour of The Heritage Collection @ American Art & Carousel Gallery
Go behind the scenes with Manager of Interpretive Programs Alexandra Mulrow for an exclusive tour of The Heritage Collection. The gallery will be closed to the general public during this private tour, giving participants the opportunity to engage deeply with objects like silver made by Paul Revere, a Native American dress made of money, and works by Elmer Crowell, America’s most famous decorative bird carver as Alexandra shares information that goes beyond exhibit labels. Advance registration is recommended, as space is limited.       Program Cancellations •    A program may be cancelled if the program minimum is not met. •    Programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Make-up dates are generally not possible. •    If a participant cannot attend a program, he/she cannot send a substitute in his/her place.
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Family Fun Friday 9:00 am
Family Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Family Fun Friday @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage that features special activities themed around some of your favorite movies showcased in CUT! Costume and the Cinema. Performances, activities, games, and family challenges make this a great start to the weekend. Free with museum admission. July 29: Never Neverland Day Inspired by the film Finding Neverland, families will travel to Neverland, where imagination stations abound. Join the Lost Boys and participate in activities that remind us that imagination is the key to never growing up. 11 am Performance: Karen K and the Jitterbugs, who in their imaginary backyard fort make music and enjoy nature.  
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